The battle for the beaches of Cancun

The battle for the beaches of Cancun

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Cancun beach erosion. Photo source: ©© John M

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A beach holiday without a beach: a concept even the most shamefaced travel brochure would have difficulty selling. But it’s one that Cancun’s tourist industry is currently battling with.

The beaches in Mexico’s premier fly-and-flop destination are eroding. As of last year, all that remained of one of the world’s most wow-factor beaches was a band of white sand so narrow it would challenge even the trimmest beach body…

Read Full Article, The Independent UK

WATCH: Massive Beach Erosion Cliffs in Cancun (April 2010), You tube Video

WATCH: Cancun, Fast Paced Beach Replenishement, You tube Video

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